Kuhr Family History

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Kuhr Name Meaning

occupational name for a guard or watchman on a tower, Middle Low German kure. from a short form of Kunrat (see Konrad).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kuhl, Kuhn, Uhr, Kehr, Kuhs, Kuhrt, Kahr, Kohr, Suhr, Fuhr

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Kuhr Family Origin

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Kuhr Family Occupations

What did your Kuhr ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kuhr. 21% of Kuhr men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Kuhr women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuhr were Manager and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Manager
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Waitress
    17%
  • Bookkeeper
    17%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kuhr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kuhr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuhr census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kuhr. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Kuhr. For the veterans among your Kuhr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kuhr Life Expectancy

What is the average Kuhr lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kuhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Kuhr in 1958 was 40, and 67 in 2004.

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